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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Noble Energy, Oil & Gas

5 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Dabei werden sie auf wichtigen Messen fur Infor... )--McDermott International, Inc. announced today that the Company is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences in S... )--Longtime fighter of predatory payday loans is one of seven new members to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board.

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Related Topix: American Water Works Company, Water Utilities, Invacare, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, McDermott International, Oil & Gas

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Hawaii's Energy Excelerator opens headquarters in Downtown Honolulu

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, center, talks about the importance of the Energy Excelerator program, as its co-director, Dawn Lippert, left, and Connie Lau, right, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Industries, which funded the build-out of the program's new Downtown Honolulu headquarters, look on.

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Related Topix: Hawaiian Electric Industries

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

SDG&E Warns Customers About Scam Artists

San Diego Gas & Electric is continuing to alert customers to be aware of an ongoing wire fraud that has been targeting SDG&E residential and business customers.

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Related Topix: San Diego Gas and Electric

16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Don't Give Up on Energy XXI, Just Wait for That Turnaround

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Oil & Gas, Exxon Mobil

20 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

One killed and one injured in electrocution

THAT'S YOUR KEITH PIERSON TOYOTA TIMESAVER TRAFFIC, JEN? THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THIS MORNING WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY, A MAN DIED, ANOTHER IS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER A BACKYARD TREE-TRIMMING ACCIDENT.

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Related Topix: St Johns County, FL, St. Augustine, FL

23 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

PG&E Provides Additional $25,000 To The American Red Cross Following Napa Quake

"American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere," said American Red Cross Regional Chief Executive .

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Council aims for 100% green Austin Energy by 2030

Austin Energy could be a greenhouse-gas-free utility eventually, as the Austin City Council passed a measure requiring the utility to make larger investments in renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Austin Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Business Journal

Ohio coal-fired power plant closing ahead of schedule

None of the Beckjord Station coal units were included in Duke Energy's sale of its Midwest fleet last week to Dynergy Inc. Duke Energy will shut down the last two coal units at its Beckjord Station in New Richmond on Monday.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy

The Capital-Journal

Westar Energy retirees' benefits to change

Westar Energy is notifying many of its retired employees that they will have to find their own Medicare supplemental plans beginning Jan. 1, rather than receiving group coverage through the company.

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Related Topix: Westar Energy

SiliconValley.com

PUC launches probe into breach at PG&E substation in San Jose

State regulators Thursday opened an investigation into the second major security breach at PG&E's Metcalf electricity substation in South San Jose amid rising criticism about how the embattled utility safeguards the region's vital electrical system.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, South San Jose (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Switched

New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety

Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.

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Related Topix: Enbridge, Oil & Gas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Obama Opened Floodgates for Offshore Fracking in Recent Gulf of Mexico Lease

In little-noticed news arising out of a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and gas lease held by the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the floodgates have opened for Gulf offshore hydraulic fracturing .

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Baker Hughes, Oil & Gas, Halliburton, Schlumberger

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Toronto-Dominion Bank . Bank. Down 44 cents, or 0.76 per cent, to $57.38 on 3.5 million shares.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Oil & Gas

AmericanBankingNews.com

Vaalco Energy CFO Gregory R. Hullinger Sells 14,651 Shares

Vaalco Energy CFO Gregory R. Hullinger sold 14,651 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Related Topix: VAALCO Energy, Oil & Gas

CBS Local

Supreme Court Sides With FPL On Rate Increase

On Tuesday the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the Public Service Commission didn't err when it reached a settlement with Florida Power & Light on a rate increase that could see bills increase by $9 a month for the average costumer.

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Related Topix: Florida Power and Light

NewsOK.com

Hawaiian Electric submits renewable energy plan

Hawaiian Electric Co. has filed an ambitious plan to have 65 percent of its power come from renewable energy within 16 years.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Solar Energy

The Day

Cape Wind opponents file appeal in lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are seeking another chance to block the long-planned $2.6 billion offshore facility.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Nstar

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported

An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Oil & Gas, Whiting, IN, Fire, Opinion

News9 Oklahoma City

Judge To Rule On Whether Chesapeake Stands Trial

A northern Michigan judge says she'll issue a ruling later on whether Chesapeake Energy should stand trial on racketeering charges that accuse it of leasing land to thwart competitors and then canceling the deals when the competition ended.

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Related Topix: Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas, Oklahoma City, OK

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